New building rules for infill projects, interim control by-law lifted

New building rules for infill projects, interim control by-law lifted

St. Catharines City Council has lifted an interim-control by-law and approved new policies and procedures for residential development in established neighbourhoods. At the Monday May 8/2017 meeting, City Council approved a number of changes to the City’s Official Plan, Comprehensive Zoning By-law, and Committee of Adjustment. The changes come after the City’s nearly six-month review […]

Are you prepared for an emergency?

Are you prepared for an emergency?

Are you and your family ready for anything? A power outage lasting for days? A rain storm? An ice storm? These types of emergencies can happen anywhere in the city, anytime and without warning. If you’re not ready, you and your family could be scrambling for food, water and a safe place to stay. “No […]

Home daycare fined for missing carbon monoxide alarms

Home daycare fined for missing carbon monoxide alarms

The operators of a home daycare on York Street were fined $6,000 for fire code violations relating to missing carbon monoxide alarms after a recent ruling by the Ontario Court of Justice. Marie Watton and Ian Watton plead guilty on Friday, April 28 to three Ontario Fire Code violations for not having working carbon monoxide […]

NRPS holding “Give a Sheet” linen drive

NRPS holding “Give a Sheet” linen drive

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) is happy to announce our partnership with the Niagara Furniture Bank. The NRPS Chaplain and Auxiliary Unit are organizing the “Give a Sheet” Linen Drive for the Niagara Furniture Bank. The linen drive will take place on Saturday, May 20th, 2017. The Niagara Furniture Bank is a non-profit organization […]

Volunteers help with naturalized playground renovation.

Volunteers help with naturalized playground renovation.

During Volunteer Appreciation Week, Bethlehem Housing and Support Services had over 40 volunteers from Brock University’s Staff and Faculty. They helped to begin prepping the site for the revitalization and redevelopment of the Bethlehem Place playground and extended yard, to create an inclusive naturalized environment and play area. Brock University Staff and Faculty make it […]

Unifor donates $25,000 to Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial

Unifor donates $25,000 to Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial

Unifor workers on the Welland Canal have donated $25,000 to the memorial honouring the men who built the canal nearly a century ago. Members of Unifor Local 4212 and family members of lost workers presented a cheque to Mayor Walter Sendzik and the Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial Task Force at a ceremony marking National […]

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